| Feb 4, 2012
Every presidential campaign turns out to be a quadrennial godsend for editorial cartoonists, but for Lalo Alcaraz, 2012 is a jubilee year. Herman Cain, chowing down at a Miami restaurant, asks, “How do you say ‘delicious' in Cuban?” Newt...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 2:58 PM
All that was missing was the "oops."
Herman Cain's meandering response to an interviewer's question about Libya on Monday is quickly drawing comparisons to Rick Perry's debate gaffe last week, presenting yet another hurdle for the former pizza chain...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:53 PM
When Republicans attack President Obama, as they inevitably will in tonight's latest presidential primary debate, they'll be doing so barely a few hundred yards from where the incumbent sits at the White House.
Yes, it's time for another meeting of the...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 7:01 PM
Standing near one end of the court in his green Spartans jacket, former Laker great Magic Johnson had the look of a man too polite to say no to an interview request.
So ... Why not?
Johnson said he has been watching the Republican presidential debates....
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:22 PM
It was perhaps inevitable that Stephen Colbert -- fake conservative, cable TV personality, and the most famous Charlestonian since that guy from Hootie and the Blowfish -- would return to South Carolina to make a little mischief before the state's...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 10:13 AM
A campaign to encourage Democrats to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday appears to have fallen flat.
President Obama easily won his first Granite State primary, scoring over 81% of the vote over a roster of mostly...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:52 AM
With the final Republican presidential debate of 2011 now in the books, we can declare a clear winner: Mitt Romney.
That is, in face time at least.
A new study from the University of Minnesota's "Smart Politics" project found Romney bested the rest of...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 11:28 AM
A new poll suggests that Mitt Romney's faith could play a role in the 2012 Republican nominating race, with a sizable portion of respondents saying they believe that Mormonism is a non-Christian faith.
The survey from the Pew Research Center for the...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 8:00 PM
With Newt Gingrich as their common target, the Republican presidential hopefuls piled on the new party front-runner in a lively debate Saturday night, jabbing him over his political consistency, the sturdiness of his character and the plausibility of...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 12:43 PM
Herman Cain continues to place ahead of most of his Republican rivals, with primary voters largely dismissing allegations of sexual harassment against the presidential hopeful, new polling shows.
A new USA Today/Gallup survey shows Cain tied with Mitt...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 6:16 PM
Herman Cain said that he would not let "baseless" allegations against him derail his campaign, casting himself as the victim of an attempt to smear his character and deny a businessman like him from winning the White House.
The Republican presidential...